Swackett remembers Robert Norman Ross, a beloved American painter, art instructor and television host. (born October 29)
Bob Ross was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States and in Canada, Latin America and Europe. The Joy of Painting taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. It’s last episode was recorded on May 17, 1994.
Swackett remembers those brave men and women who gave their lives to protect others on September 11, 2011 in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, PA. Thank you. You are Swackett’s Peeps of the Day.
#nypd #nyfd #heroes #swackettapp #youbeenpeeped
Peep Artist: Michael A. Zug Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert Broadcast Date: September 11th, 2012
Swackett salutes Michael Jordan and the Air Jordan brand. Air Jordan is brand of basketball shoes, athletic, casual, and style clothing produced by Nike. The original Air Jordan sneakers were produced exclusively for Michael Jordan in early 1984, and released to the public in late 1984
The silhouette of Michael Jordan served as inspiration to create the “Jumpman” logo — which became the inspiration for one of our very first Swackett Easter eggs.
Swackett salutes the cast and crew of Tropic Thunder, a hilarious action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, and Brandon T. Jackson as a group of prima donna actors making a Vietnam War film.
A Swackett movie quote:
“I know what peep I am. I’m the peep, playing the peep, disguised as another peep!” — Kirk Lazarus
Swackett salutes Christopher Whitelaw Pine; an American actor in films and television who is best known for his role as James T. Kirk in the 2009 film “Star Trek”, and its sequel, “Star Trek Into Darkness”. (born August 26th)
Swackett salutes a period drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s: Mad Men. The series focused on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
Set in 1960s New York, Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.